Burt Munro

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Birthday
25, 1899
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
Jan 6, 1978 (78)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1899
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
Jan 6, 1978 (78)

About

Motorcycle racer who set eight land speed records during his influential career. His life served as the inspiration for the 2005 film "The World's Fastest Indian."

Before Fame

He was raised on a farm and satisfied his need for speed by racing horses.

Trivia

Indian Motorcycles created a custom-built bike called "The Spirit of Munro" in his honor in 2013.

Family Life

He had a children named Margaret, John, Gwen and June.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins in "The World's Fastest Indian."

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